FBI FBI Approves Thermo Fisher Scientific DNA Booking System for Use by Law Enforcement The firm's Applied Biosystems RapidHIT ID DNA Booking System can be used to process, upload, and search DNA samples from arrestees against the CODIS database. Forensic Genomics Market Advances Due to Consumer Databases, Technology Innovation Premium As 2020 dawns, forensic genomics is poised for growth as companies aim to harness the power of consumer databases coupled with advances in sequencing. FBI Opens Door for NGS-Based Forensics in US Premium Verogen's ForenSeq kit and Thermo Fisher Scientific's Precision ID Whole Genome Panel can now be used to create DNA profiles for a national repository. FBI Approves Thermo Fisher NGS Forensic Profiling Solution Forensic laboratories can now use the Applied Biosystems Precision ID System mtDNA analysis to submit profiles to a national database. FBI Approves Verogen Forensic Sequencing System for National DNA Index System The FBI approved the MiSeq FGx Forensic Genomics System for use by forensic labs for generating DNA profiles for the National DNA Index System. May 1, 2019 uBiome Shakes Up Management; Launches Investigation Into Billing Practices Feb 8, 2019 Genetic Genealogy Firms Reassure Clients About Data Privacy After FTDNA Divulges FBI Partnership Premium Jul 5, 2018 Reported DNA Testing on Migrants Raises Questions, Concerns Premium Sep 21, 2017 FBI OKs Genetic Profiles Generated by Thermo Fisher Scientific Kit Aug 21, 2017 Rapid DNA Act Signed Into Law Apr 7, 2016 FBI Grants NDIS Approval to NetBio DNA Analysis System Oct 13, 2015 Promega STR Analysis Kit Gets FBI Approval Jun 23, 2014 FBI Approves Second Life Tech Forensic Analysis Kit May 8, 2014 Applied Market Watch: GE, NetBio Forensics System; Thermo Fisher Salmonella Assay Premium Mar 13, 2014 Applied Markets Watch: IntegenX RapidHIT Premium Oct 9, 2013 FBI Approves Life Tech Forensic Analysis Kit Sep 20, 2012 Life Tech Launches New Forensic STR Analysis Kits as FBI Prepares to Expand CODIS Loci Premium Mar 29, 2012 People in the News: Former FBI Official Joins IntegenX Board Premium Jul 19, 2011 Promega Gets NDIS OK for Multiplex System May 5, 2011 Bin Laden DNA ID Would be Fast and Easy Using 'Standard' PCR Tech, Experts Say Premium May 20, 2010 FBI Approves Additional Life Tech DNA Forensic Kits for CODIS Use Premium Jan 28, 2010 FBI Approval Could Expand Market for Applied Biosystems Forensic DNA Kit Premium Nov 25, 2009 FBI OKs Promega System for DNA Index Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.